There is favouritism when it comes music labels choosing artistes: Salim

The duo’s new single titled Beech Raaste has already crossed one million views on YouTube within one week of its release. On his experience of making the song, Sulaiman says, “It was actually a lot of fun we didn’t think that we will be able to create a music video based on animation directors but […]

First Stream: New Music From Cardi B & Megan Thee Stallion, Juice WRLD & The Weeknd, Luke Bryan and More

Victoria Monet is not the first songwriter trying to make the leap out of the studio and into the spotlight: after scoring smashes with Ariana Grande and a long career that includes work with Fifth Harmony, T.I. and Chloe x Halle, Monet is restarting her solo career after a few previous attempts. What Jaguar — […]

We never thought that we would be able to create an animated music video for Beech Raaste: Sulaiman

The composers feel that although the lockdown has a lot of negative aspects, “it’s a great time to make music and perform virtual concerts”. “We can work on quality now. Things are going to be a little difficult for composers and performers, but we just have to reinvent ourselves,” says Salim, to which Sulaiman adds, […]

Lyricists release a video demanding credit for their work

When private FM channels took over the airwaves, the RJs talked of everything under the sun except about the song they were about to play. Similarly, when posters and inlay cards of cassettes gave way to digital archiving, lyricists lost out to composers and singers. It became worse with online portals, whose claim is that […]

The 13 Best Things That Happened in Music This Week (August 7)

BTS revealed some more details about their upcoming new song, which will be in English. The track will be titled “Dynamite,” and in case you forgot, it’ll be here on Aug. 21. “We are preparing an album for the second half of this year, but decided to first release a single because we wanted to […]

New John Wick Movies: There’s Even More On The Way Than We Thought

Series star Keanu Reeves has been busy lately making Bill and Ted Face the Music, but Lionsgate is clearly eager for him to return to the role of the dog-loving hitman John Wick. As THR points out, the first three movies in the franchise made over $579 million worldwide. There’s also a spin-off TV show, […]

Chris Cornell’s Daughter Lily Cornell Silver on What Her Dad Taught Her About Mental Health, New IGTV Series

She launched the series last month on what would have been her father’s 56th birthday with a chat with Dr. Laura van Dernoot Lipsky, a founder of the Trauma Stewardship Institute and author of several books about trauma. They discussed breaking down the stigmas around mental health and the intergenerational effects of trauma. At the […]

10 Best Country, Americana Songs of the Week: Kacey Musgraves, Greensky Bluegrass

Greensky Bluegrass, “All for Money”The title track from Greensky Bluegrass’ upcoming seventh album, All for Money, kicks up some string-band dust for two spirited minutes, then dissolves into woozy, wobbly psychedelia. Co-produced by Jack White’s longtime bassist, this is the sound of a band firmly embracing its own weirdness.

Instagram takes on TikTok with launch of new 15-second video creator tool Reels in 50 countries – including the UK and the US

However, it did recruit young online stars like dancer Merrick Hanna and musician Tiagz – who was recently signed by Sony/ATV after rising to fame via TikTok memes – to test the product ahead of launch.

Neil Young to make unheard albums available free online

10 stars who’ve shunned Apple Music, Spotify and Co. Magnus Uggla Spotify launched in 2008 and had 10 million users by 2010. Today the Stockholm-based company has more than 75 million users, and has been credited with remedying the scourge of piracy at home in Sweden. Still, countryman and rock icon Magnus Uggla wasn’t buying […]